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Writing, Rioting, Righting

I kept putting off writing today. I was waiting for something. I didn’t know what until I read the words of Brianna Albers. who is the founder/editor-in-chief of Monstering Magzine.   I’ll tell you more about Brianna another time because I … Continue reading

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Your Utopia, My Dystopia

Amazon.com asked Ninni Holmqvist whether she wrote the dystopian novel The Unit for anyone particular in society, and she responded: My intention was that it is for everyone. But I guess it might especially appeal to middle-aged single people, childless … Continue reading

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Creativity Takes Courage!

I always wished I was a painter. I love bright colors. I love the sense of play in creating art. Unfortunately, I have a hard time achieving that “sense of play” when I’m creating something visual. I look at it … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes

Here’s the entire Beatitudes for the Weird. Be blessed!

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Blessed Are The Weird People

I’m so grateful to be one of the weird people. I’ve always known I was a misfit and could never figure out precisely what caused me to feel that way. Part of me thought it had something to do with … Continue reading

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Get Curious. Dive Deep.

I rethought the image I used in yesterday’s blog post. “Digging deep” isn’t quite the image for this work that inspires me and keeps me going. “Diving deep” is what took hold of me last night. It’s hard to dive … Continue reading

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A New Mantra–Or Maybe an Old One

I’m in the middle of a LOT of transition right now. Trying to figure things out is enough to make my head swim. I’ve been listening to 70’s music lately, and memories of many simpler times run through my head. … Continue reading

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Peace-ing Out Through Writing

“You’ve been making excuses for your writing since you finished college. First, you couldn’t find a subject that inspired you. Then, you chose Howard, who conveniently wasn’t interested in having his memoir written. When he finally said yes, you latched … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, Day 1

Don’t you just hate when you make a public commitment to do something and then when the time comes to do it, you realize you really don’t want to? Well, I do want to; but today, I just keep thinking … Continue reading

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Joyful Rebellion Is for Me

I decided that I will be a NaNo Rebel this year! I desperately want to participate, but I don’t want it to turn into some kind of chore. I’m just beginning to love this practice, so I am participating in … Continue reading

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